Posted by on Feb 9, 2017 in Living WIthout Jesus, Daily | 0 comments

Part 41/365: An atheist reviews a popular Christian devotional from Jesus Daily.
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Dear Karen,
I hope your week is going well. Did you read your devotional this morning? Oh, that’s right – you loved it so much, that you re-gifted it to me before even cracking the spine. Today…

VERSE OF THE DAY: She gave this name to the LORD who spoke to her: “You are the God who sees me,” for she said, “I have now seen the One who sees me.””Genesis 16:13

Uhh… make up your mind, Bible!

Biblical Contradiction #3,198:“But,” He said, “you cannot see my face, for no one may see me and live.” – Exodus 33:20

But, whatever – apparently we’re never going to get back to the words of Jesus, the namesake for this devotional? Sigh…

Today’s Themes:

You are alone in this miserable little life of yours. No matter how surrounded you are with friends, family, trees, and neighbors – you likely feel alone and isolated. (And if you don’t, you will by the end of reading the first two paragraphs.) Oh, but – good news: there’s an invisible man who is watching your every move and can read your mind!

“As good as life can be at times, there’s nowhere as good as closeness to God, because he knows us. He knows that sometimes you don’t enjoy being with your children… He sees you.”

I’m honestly not sure if this is meant as a comfort or warning?

Short Secular Alternative Devotional:

I’m not sure there is a secular alternative to celestial surveillance. So… relax, there’s a pretty good chance that nobody is actually watching while you poo.

See you tomorrow to for The Power of His Love?
– Horus Gilgamesh

P.S. Yep, I’m finally getting around to putting up a little tip jar.
If you’re a fan of this little project, be sure to check out everything else
I’ve got going on. (Spoiler Alert: I could use your help.)

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